Jammu and Kashmir Lok Sabha Elections

'When You're Done Tweeting For Your Mother...' Vs 'Pop An Antacid': Omar Abdullah & Mehbooba Mufti's Latest Spat Is Juvenile Even By Their Own Admission

Written By Apoorva Rao | Mumbai | Published:

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  • National Conference chief Omar Abdullah and PDP supremo Mehbooba Mufti engaged in a Twitter fight after Mufti attacked BJP for fielding 2008 Malegaon blasts accused Sadhvi Pragya from Bhopal in the Lok Sabha elections
  • The fight ended with both politicians accusing each other of tweeting immaturedly

National Conference chief Omar Abdullah and PDP supremo Mehbooba Mufti engaged in a Twitter fight after Mufti attacked BJP for fielding 2008 Malegaon blasts accused Sadhvi Pragya from Bhopal in the Lok Sabha elections, which ended with both politicians accusing each other of tweeting in an immature manner.

Abdullah said that the former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister was in coalition with the BJP but she was blind to their "crimes" until they broke the alliance and she was unseated from her powerful position.

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Mufti, did not back away from an argument and reminded Omar about his own party's alliance with the BJP under Atal Bihari Vajpayee's leadership during which the former Jammu and Kashmir CM had served as the MoS for External Affairs.

Omar Abdullah retorted implying that the BJP under Atal Bihar Vajpayee was different what it is under PM Narendra Modi's leadership. He also said that mocked Mufti saying her Twitter account was being handled by a much less experienced person.

READ | "Imagine The Anger If I’d Field A Terror Accused," Says Mehbooba Mufti Latching Onto BJP Fielding Sadhvi Pragya, Adds Communal Spin As Reason

Mufti hit out at Omar saying that her tweets hit a raw nerve and said that the NC leader making "juvenile comebacks" at her.

 

 

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